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Sick of the World

Two hours southeast of Dallas, on a dusty tract that could double for the moon, live 10 people who are allergic to the world. They almost never leave their ramshackle row of RVs and trailer homes, and visitors are even rarer. Extreme isolation is the only effective treatment that they have found for one of the most mysterious and controversial ailments in modern medicine. Like 30,000 other patients before them since the 1970s, they have come to North Texas because they believe one unorthodox physician — the man behind this barren, dystopian commune — can make them well again.

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Menswear by the book Today's men need fashion help, says author Alan Flusser

Ask Alan Flusser for his list of the best-dressed men of the early 20th century, and the names roll off of his tongue: Fred Astaire. The Duke of Windsor. Gary Cooper. Cary Grant.

But press the menswear impresario for the most stylish men in the limelight today, and he goes silent.

“I can’t think of a single one,” the New York designer and author said during a recent visit to Dallas.

Not George Clooney? Tom Cruise? Carson Daly?

“No,” he said with a sigh. “They’re totally clueless. They have no idea about clothes.”

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